You always have to take April records in Major League Baseball with a grain of salt anyway. But, you REALLY have to do that if a team has a one-sided record (either good or bad) in one-run games. It’s very hard to prove that there’s any sort of “skill set” involved in winning nailbiters. Typically it involves who happens to get a hit at the right time…which is something that is hard to do “on purpose” through a whole season.

With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the early season extremes.

 

BEST RECORDS IN 1-RUN GAMES

Colorado 7-0

Houston 3-0

Baltimore…